Jul 18, 2011 9:30am PDT
show with jon stewart -- the daily show with jon stewart. (cheers and applause) captioning sponsored by comedy central >> jon: hey, welcome to the show. my name is jon stewart. boom! we got a good one for you tonight. tonight's guest, dennis leary will be joining us on the program. (cheers and applause) >> jon: monday denis leary, thursday sergeant first class leroy petry who is going to be receiving the medal of honor, one of the only living members of the military to receive it since the vietnam war, leary on monday, maeld of honor winner on thursday. it will be, the largest character gap we have ever had. (laughter) >> between guests. denis was wondering how i was going to get him today. anyway, took last week off. and had a great vacation. went away completely unplugged. no news, no tv, threw my cell phone in the ocean which caused some problems later but at the time felt pretty great. so let's plug back in, what i did miss? >> the president is worrying that we have just nine days to raise the debt ceiling or risk default. >> the numbers of jobs created last month, just 18,000, t
Jul 21, 2011 2:00am PDT
, this is "the daily show with jon stewart." captioning sponsored by comedy central [theme song playing] [applause] >> jon: welcome to "the daily show." boom. got a good one for you tonight. we got a good one for you tonight. i is jon stewart. our guest tonight, focus, boy, focus, our guest tonight steve carell for... [laughter] anyway, i look forward to meeting the young man. our top story, of course, tonight, once again, the continuing revelation in the british tabloid "news of the world" scandal. as you may recall, yesterday news corp owner montgomery burns was called before parliament for a dramatic three-hour testimony so intense the media mogul managed to stay awake. [laughter] he managed to stay awake for nearly all of it. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> jon: 'tis true. for nearly 80 years rupert murdoch has had, for lack of a better term, the "run of the planet." dominion over all that he surveys. but yesterday, july 19, in the year of our murdoch 2011, was the day that the aussie iconoclast had to accept that ultimately he is responsible for the fiasco. >> mr. mur
Jul 25, 2011 9:30am PDT
shouldn't have said it. [laughter] >> jon: i wonder if wendi deng would approve of willie geist's scowl. no. seriously, her scowl puts his scowl... makes his scowl almost look like approval. you know what that means, scowl-off. let me try. here we go. oh, boy, i feel terrible. rushing this morning to get a cab, and i accidentally knocked someone over. i know, willie, bad. i'm sorry. although many my defense, pregnant people take up a lot of room, and... oh, oh. anyway, that was rupert murdoch. what about england's second most powerful man, david cameron, whose hiring of the former "news of the world" editor andy colson as his press secretary despite colson having resigned in the first round of "news of the world" accusations. >> crunch time for david cameron. lawmakers are determined to ask him questions about what many consider an uncomfortably close relationship between him and rupert murdoch's empire. cameron ended a trip to africa early to make this appearance. >> jon: wow. ended a trip to be openly questioned by parliament. okay. i'll bite. if he's willing to do this, i imagine it'